Medicines optimisation: why it’s important

18th April 2019

Karen O’Brien, controlled drug accountable officer (CDAO), Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership, describes why medicines optimisation – a key focus for the NHS Long Term Plan – is important to her. She describes [read more]

New hypertension guidance consultation

8th April 2019

Thousands more people are likely to be offered blood pressure-lowering drugs as part of a drive to prevent heart attacks and strokes. The new guidance is out for consultation until the end of April, with [read more]

Asthma advice from Dr Andy Whittamore

8th February 2019

New NICE guidelines on asthma treatment weren’t that well-received when they were launched in early 2018, but treating the condition remains a priority for the NHS. In a detailed Q&A Dr Andy Whittamore, clinical lead [read more]